Jeffrey Smart

Jeffrey Smart
The two-up game (Portrait of Ermes)

Creation date: 2006

Ermes De Zan was Smart’s partner and they lived together in Tuscany, Italy, from 1975 until Smart’s death in 2013. Although Ermes acted as a model for some of Smart’s figure studies, The two-up game (Portrait of Ermes) is the only time Smart formally painted his portrait.

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